Summer 2019 Experiences are currently live on Handshake. Submitting your internship for credit has never been this easy! All you need to do is follow the next three steps to a T! There’s plenty of info copied below but remember to also check out our Internships page if you have any additional questions:

3 Steps to Doing an Internship for Credit:

  1. Secure an Internship
    Utilize Handshake to search for, apply to, and secure an internship, or find one on your own (i.e.,,
  2. Submit a Proposal
    Once you have received an offer, submit an Experience Proposal to the Career Development Center through Handshake. Your internship supervisor and your Emerson Faculty internship course instructor will be sent your proposal for review.
  3. Register for the Corresponding Internship Course
    499 or 690 – Select the internship course in your major.
    PDE 1001-credit (all majors)

Remember: You are enrolling in a course. This course has assignments and homework and bears tuition costs. Read the Class Terms & Requirements.

For-Credit Internship Types:

Deadlines for 2, 4, & 8 Credit Internships*:

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
Soft Deadline August 30th January 3rd May 13th
Registration & Approval Deadline: September 11th January 14th May 20th
Internship Start Date: September 5th – 11th January 14th – 18th May 20th – 22nd
Internship End Date: December 14th May 1st August 16th

*Please review the Professional Development Experiences sheet for PDE-specific deadlines.

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